[Catalog-sig] Massive problems with PyPI since days

Yuval Greenfield ubershmekel at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 12:49:07 CET 2011

On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 12:06 AM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>wrote:

> > Is there any severe problem with PyPI?
> There were. The e1000 card kept complaining
> e1000: eth0: e1000_clean_tx_irq: Detected Tx Unit Hang
> under heavy load. Not sure whether that's a new problem,
> or just now occurring due to increased load; notably,
> the problems were much reduced over this weekend.
> People reported that this may be due to bugs in the Linux
> e1000 driver, but none of the suggested changes (most recent
> driver, various module parameters) had any positive effect.
> I have now moved PyPI to a different machine (the same
> as www.python.org), and see whether I can get the network
> card (or perhaps the cabling) replaced. www.python.org is
> a quite larger machine, so it should be able to cope with
> the extra load.

My logs show that between 2011-12-19 10:49:15 and 2011-12-19 00:58:17
(UTC) were the last PyPI errors. So it seems fixed.

Thank you,

Yuval Greenfield
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